Trains from Inverness to Edinburgh

Inverness to Edinburgh train information

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Train duration 3h35m
Arrival Edinburgh, Scotland
Departure Inverness, Scotland
Distance 112 Miles
  • Search for your ticket on gopili to see the different companies for your train from Inverness (Highlands and Islands) to Edinburgh (Eastern Scotland). The services on board will change depending on the train provider.
  • On average, the journey takes approximately 3h35m by train covering a distance of 112 miles to get to Edinburgh from Inverness. The duration may vary depending if your train is direct or if you need to make a change.
  • Depending how far in advance you purchase your ticket and the travel date, the cost of the train can change.

Best prices for Inverness to Edinburgh train tickets

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from £10.60 MORE 4h01m
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from £53.99 MORE 13h23m

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Inverness - Edinburgh: the best time to book cheap trains

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The Prices for train tickets Inverness to Edinburgh are increasing the closer you get to your departure day. According to our data, if you buy your train 2 months in advance, you can find tickets from £5 whereas when purchasing your seat on the day you're travelling, you will need to spend at least £34 for your train. Thus, you may save 85% on the price of your ticket by booking 2 months in advance instead of on the day you're travelling.

The figures are based on the best fares found over the past 6 months when buying in advance versus at the last minute.

Best prices for Inverness to Edinburgh trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Inverness and Edinburgh by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Edinburgh to Inverness and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

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National Railcards can offer great value for money if you're travelling by train. Depending on your age and your situation, you can get one of the five existing railcards: Disabled persons, 16-25, Two together, Senior or Family and Friends railcards. Railcards can help you save money for your Inverness Edinburgh train ticket.

The main benefit of purchasing a railcard is that you only need a few trips to break even.

You will need to buy at least £88 of train tickets in a year for the railcard to be worth the investment. It corresponds to the price of the card, thirty pounds, divided by the saving, thirty four percent. On every train that you purchase after that, you will spare money.

For instance, train tickets from Inverness to Edinburgh cost on average £50.00 (1). When dividing £88 by £50.00 (£88/£50.00 = 1.76), you can see that after only 2 one way trips from Edinburgh to Inverness, the card will have paid for itself.

All railcards cost £30 except the Disabled persons railcard for which you will pay £20. Railcards give you 34% off most adult fares, hence you will save 1/3 on most train tickets.

(1)Average prices observed over the last 6 months for one way journey

Train Journey Average price without railcard(1) With a railcard 34% off(2) Saving based on a one-way trip Number of return trips to pay off the cost
Inverness to Edinburgh train £50.00 £33.33 £16.67 1.76

(1)Average price observed over the last 6 months for one way

(2)Price calculated with an average reduction of 34% on train tickets fare

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